With their most recent album Brothers described by Sounds Like Nashville as a recording that showcases the duo's “talent for delivering exuberance in their music” and “positive spirits and honest chemistry,” Nashville's LOCASH plays Davenport's Rhythm City Casino Resort Event Center on April 14, performing from a repertoire that has found chart-topping hits in “I Know Somebody” and “One Big Country Song.”

Touring tribute musicians and high-energy rappers described by the Riverfront Times as "the best you are going to get," the musicians of My Posse in Effect play perform their Beastie Boys celebration at Davenport's Redstone Room on April 8, playing from a wide repertoire of hits that includes "Intergalactic," "Hey Ladies," and the top-10 smash "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)"

Lauded by cultural anthropologist and noted author Alejandro Lugo as musicians who are “truly excellent and bring new blood to the musical traditions they perform,” the artists of Jarabe Mexicano will perform a quartet of concert events as the latest guests in Quad City Arts' Visiting Artist Series, their April 5 through 7 designed to bridge the frontiers between musical genres, diverse cultures, and generations.

A thrilling collaboration between Galesburg's professional vocal group Nva Singers and Minnesota's professional bluegrass band Monroe Crossing, The World Beloved – A Bluegrass Mass will be performed in both Galesburg and Davenport on April 9 and 10, each group performing individually and then taking the stage together to present a unique piece that combines traditional choral music with folk and bluegrass styles.

Touring in support of the 2021 album I Want the Door to Open that Pitchfork raved “slips into new grooves on each track like a mind in a perfect state of creative flow,” Lillie West's music project Lala Lala headlines an April 13 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, the artist herself praised by Paste magazine for “her compressed yet stadium-ready indie-rock sound.”

With his most recent acoustic recording Lost My Brother's Goat named by Country Underdog as one of 2020's top-20 albums and described by Daily Texas Country as a “very strong” release with “a mix of everything you might want,” Billboard-charting country star Casey Donahew plays East Moline venue The Rust Belt on April 7, his career to date boasting five top-10 smashes and smash singles including “Country Song” and “Kiss Me.”

A masterful jazz musician and Bettendorf native headlines an April 8 concert event at the Grape Life Wine Store & Lounge, with the award-winning pianist and trombone player Mike Conrad performing at the Davenport venue alongside his esteemed bandmates Drew Morton on bass and Chris Jensen on drums.

Delivering a pair of live performances of iconic country and folk favorites, touring artists Chris Collins & Boulder Canyon bring their concert event A Tribute to John Denver to Rock Island's Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse on April 7, presenting a salute to the Grammy-winning legend that will boast such unforgettable songs as “Sunshine on My Shoulders,” “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” “You Fill Up My Senses,” and “Thank God I’m a Country Boy.”

Touring in support of their latest EP the flower, a recording that Under the Radar magazine praised for its “towering guitars and sharp melodies,” the Cincinnati-based pop/folk ensemble Motherfolk headlines an April 10 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, with the artists lauded by Divide & Conquer for their “vibe that is immediate, visceral, and even cathartic.”

With their most recent album Time in the Sun lauded by NPR as "a deeply reflective and personal record" and by Americana UK as "a thoroughly joyful, enchanting, and sometimes psychedelic listen," the indie rockers of SUSTO headline concert events at Davenport's Raccoon Motel on April 7 and 8, the musicians' 2021 recording also praised by No Depression as a work that "exemplifies SUSTO’s versatility" by “successfully hybridizing elements of the folk, rock, pop, and Americana songbooks."

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